Practice Events

Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 20th—December 15th

This powerful practice, written by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche early in his career in the West, contains many dharma teachings and much vivid imagery. It is open to all. Join us on third Sundays at 10 AM. Continue »

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

April 7th—October 6th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. To support this practice, the Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year-long serie Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

June 23rd—December 22nd

Open to all, including children. The Shambhala Sadhana is a meditation on one's basic goodness and the basic goodness of others and society. Once each month, we gather as a community to contemplate these themes together. Continue »

The Path is the Goal: A Book Study on Chogyam Trungpa's teachings on the Path of Meditation

with Jesse Miller

July 16th—August 27th

Please join us for a mutual exploration of the view and practice of the path of meditation. All are welcome. Continue »

Help Build Tiny Homes with Youth Spirit Artworks!

August 17th—September 8th

The Berkeley Shambhala Center has been invited to join a team of interfaith volunteers who will be helping to build fourteen homes over the course of three weekends in August and September. Continue »

The Five Wisdoms Energies - A Yogic Practice

with Irini Rockwell

September 21st—September 22nd

Please join us for a day of discovering the Five Wisdoms within ourselves, each other and in our lives together. Continue »

Varjayana Retreat

with Acharya Christie Cashman

October 5th—October 9th

This is a restricted program—those who have been to a Sacred World Assembly, Rigden Abhisheka, or Scorpion Seal Assemblies are welcome to attend. Continue »